James I. Cohn

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Montgomery, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Alabama National Guard, 1970-1972
U.S. Army Reserve, 1972-1975
Florida Army National Guard, 1975-1976
Assistant public defender, Broward County, Florida, 1975
Assistant state attorney, Broward County, Florida, 1975-1978
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1978-1995
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1995-2003

Education

Name of School: 
University of Alabama
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/1/2003
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